Horse Racing

Racing snaps for Saturday, June 15, 2019

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

Trainer Paul “Sleepy” Charlton (right) receives the Leslie McRae Memorial Trophyfrom Steven Williams, grandson of the late handicapper after the victory by histrainee, Sir Kel. (Photos: Garfield Robinson) Read More

JRC RACE DAY SNAPS

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

The Jamaica Racing Commission's Hall of Fame Race Day (Saturday, June 15, 2019) was a resounding success, both on and off the track. Off the track, hundred of patrons made use of the free health checks, barbering, manicure and pedicure services, along with sessions aimed at promoting a healthy... Read More

Santa Anita track to stay open despite more deaths

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The owners of Santa Anita racetrack rejected calls to suspend horse racing at the course yesterday as the equine death toll at the facility rose to 29 following two more fatalities. Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to get extended break

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break, and likely won't race again until 2020. Read More

Maximum Security beaten in first start since Kentucky Derby DQ

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

OCEANPORT, NJ (AP) — The American Triple Crown series was marked by the unexpected; and the whacky, three-year-old season continued when Maximum Security returned to racing for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky... Read More

Hilly's Halo for Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter rudda@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, June, 15 2019    

The Gary Subratie-trained Hilly's Halo should have no problems under current conditions and is expected to romp home easily in the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes Trophy feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, June, 15 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) ALLRace 2) Formal Justice/Lady In The Arena/Sunshine CatRace 3) Soul CureRace 4) Enuffisenuff'Race 5) Hillt's HaloRace 6) Smokescreen/Clearly Ours/Miss NancyToatl $540  Read More

Hilly's Halo given the nod in Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 14 2019    

 THE running of the $1.25 million Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes takes centre stage at Caymanas Park tomorrow on the 10-race Jamaica Racing Commission-sponsored programme. Read More

Sir Ian Links might be in the Boom Jamaica Derby — owner

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

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Jamaican jockey Javour Simpson brings home five at Fairmount Park

Friday, June, 14 2019    

 JAMAICAN jockey Javour Simpson was in the best form of his career when he rode a brilliant five-timer from six rides on the seven-race programme at the Fairmount Park Racetrack in Collinsville, Illinois, United States on Tuesday, June 11. Read More

My Super Girl slated for stud duties

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

 MY Super Girl galloped into Overnight Allowance with a commanding win in a Restricted Allowance event at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Nonetheless, her racing life could be cut short as stud duties beckon. Read More

I Am Di One getting there — Boom Jamaica Derby the next stop

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

 THIS year's 1000 Guineas winner, I Am Di One , a surprised loser of the Jamaica Oaks, returned to winning ways at Caymanas Park going nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m) on Saturday last (June 8). Read More

Perfect Boom Derby prep by Princess Ava

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

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'Boom' time again!

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 14 2019    

 WISYNCO Group Limited, through their popular energy drink brand Boom, completes the final year of a three-year partnership agreement to sponsor the prestigious Jamaica Derby Race Day, which is scheduled for Caymanas Park on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Read More

No disturbance — just a calm

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

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